|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-712||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: (1) Whether this Court should reconsider and overrule the case Thermtron Products, Inc. v. Hermansdorfer, and its progeny, that allow for appeals of remand orders, in light of the express Congressional proscription of appeals of remands in 28 U.S.C. § 1447(d); and (2) whether district courts should be able to remand a statutorily defective removal despite facially apparent diversity jurisdiction where the removing party has abandoned any claim of diversity by engaging in state court litigation for more than half a year while diverse, and the record suggests that the removal was abusive, dilatory forum shopping.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 25 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 31, 2015)|
|Dec 18 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 29, 2016.|
|Jan 28 2016||Brief of respondent Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in opposition filed.|
|Feb 5 2016||Reply of petitioner Anne Mercy Kakarala filed.|
|Feb 10 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 26, 2016.|
|Feb 26 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Feb 29 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 4, 2016.|
|Mar 2 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 14 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 18, 2016.|
|Mar 17 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Mar 21 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2016.|
|Mar 28 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2016.|
|Apr 4 2016||Petition DENIED Justice Thomas, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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